Economic Alliance Snohomish County Forecast and Annual Report

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Do you know what or who the Economic Alliance Snohomish County is? It is an Economic Alliance that creates economic growth and opportunities through leadership, collaboration, advocacy, and support. As a countywide chamber and economic development organization, we encourage business, partnerships, jobs, and growth by collaborating with stakeholders throughout the County.

Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) convened for our Economic Forecast & Annual meeting on February 21. It was an opportune moment to celebrate the landmark successes of 2023 and set the stage for future growth. Highlighting our year’s achievements, EASC led 147 pivotal projects that significantly shaped our economic landscape. These statistics represent lives touched, jobs created, and communities strengthened. You can read the full report here: EASC Annual Report and Forecast

Attendees heard from Anneliese Vance-Sherman, Chief Labor Economist for Washington State, who delivered an in-depth economic forecast. Understanding current market dynamics helps all our businesses and partners to strategize for future business growth.

In addition, attendees heard from Michael DeRosa, Co-Founder and CMO of Gravitics, Inc. Mike spotlighted the innovative capabilities of Gravitics, and underscored the strategic importance of Snohomish County in the broader space and economic landscape.

The meeting also honored the recipients of the Annual Snohomish County Awards, celebrating the achievements and contributions of key players in the region’s economic development, which included:

STEM Rising Star Award: Katie Larios

Henry M. Jackson Award: Steve Hobbs

John M. Fluke, Sr. Award: Mark Duffy

Elson S. Floyd Award: Barbara Tolver

Opportunity Lives Here Award: Historic Downtown Snohomish Association